One of the things on our Summer bucket list was to make Ice-Cream in a bag....Yes we could have went out and bought ice cream but where is the fun in that....
For one serving you need:
250ml single cream
2 tablespoons caster sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 tablespoons chopped fresh strawberries
4 scoops ice cubes
4 tablespoons coarse salt
Put the cream, sugar, vanilla extract and strawberries in a resealable plastic bag. Press the air out of the bag and give it a shake to mix it....
Add the ice and salt to the 2nd bag and put the first bag into it....Press all of the air out and seal it.
Wrap bag in a towel and shake until the contents of the first bag thickens into soft ice cream. It took about 5 minutes of shaking for us to get what we did....
Rinse the 1st bag quickly under cold water to wash off salt.....Snip off the corner of the bag with the ice cream in and squeeze ice cream into a bowl.
It worked....It actually worked! We made ice cream in a plastic bag!! It could have done with a little more shaking but we know that for next time....
It tasted so good too....Not that I got to try much because the girls wolfed it down in minutes...
We did learn a few things:
When you think you have added enough strawberries, add more....Ellie's could have done with a couple more.
Use strong bags to put the ice in or they will split with all the shaking....Next time we will double up and use two bags.
The salt on the ice makes it extra cold so do wrap the bags in a towel or it will hurt your hands.
We are planning to make more with different fruits and maybe even some chocolate!